Patients & Families

Thank you for visiting our Patients and Families Page. Below are links to useful resources that we hope will help you as you face the difficult challenges ahead. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us.

Oregon, Washington, and Vermont Residents

The Death with Dignity Acts enacted in Oregon, Washington, and Vermont provide residents with expanded end-of-life options when facing a terminal illness. Learn more about accessing these states’ Death with Dignity laws.

End-of-life Resources

We have provided a comprehensive list of end-of-life resources for residents of any state.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Frequently Asked Questions is a good starting place for learning about Death with Dignity Acts and physician-assisted dying.

You are not alone. We've dedicated a section of our blog for our constituents' experiences in their own words.

Defend dignity. Take action.

You are the key to ensuring well-crafted Death with Dignity laws for all Americans. With your financial and volunteer help, the Death with Dignity National Center, a 501(c)(3), non-partisan, nonprofit organization, has been the leading advocate in the Death with Dignity movement. Individual contributions helped us pass new Death with Dignity laws in Washington and Vermont, defend the Oregon law, and provide education and outreach programs for the vitality of the Death with Dignity movement.

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